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ICDS supervisor arrested in Odisha

Press Trust of India  |  Bhubaneswar 

A of (ICDS) in Odisha's district has been arrested by anti-graft vigilance personnel for allegedly accepting bribe to countersign a cheque.

Basanti Nayak of ICDS, Karlamunda, had allegedly demanded Rs 3,500 from an of to countersign a cheque of Rs 37,549 for suppling to pregnant women and newborns, a vigilance release said.

Accordingly, a trap was laid Monday and Nayak was caught red-handed by vigilance officers while accepting the bribe from the complainant, it said.

The bribe money was recovered from the accused and seized in the presence of witnesses.

A search was conducted at her residence at Bhawanipatna town, the release added.

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First Published: Tue, December 04 2018. 11:45 IST